A&E NETWORK TO PRESENT THE TELEVISION PREMIERE OF THE CONCERT FILM PAUL MCCARTNEY: THE SPACE WITHIN US
FALL '06 PREMIERE WILL FEATURE NEVER-BEFORE-RELEASED CONCERT AND BEHIND THE SCENES FOOTAGE FROM MCCARTNEY'S RECORD-BREAKING 2005 U.S. TOUR
PASADENA, CA, July 13, 2006 - A&E Network will exclusively premiere the new concert film, PAUL McCARTNEY: THE SPACE WITHIN US this fall, it was announced today by Bob DeBitetto, Executive Vice President and General Manager, A&E Network. The special, scheduled to air this October, showcases the rock legend's electrifying, sold-out 2005 U.S. tour, featuring never-before-released concert footage and much more.
"A&E is delighted to continue its creative partnership with Paul McCartney. We enjoyed great success with last year's Emmy� Award-winning PAUL McCARTNEY IN RED SQUARE and we just received a 2006 Emmy� nomination for McCARTNEY IN ST. PETERSBURG," said DeBitetto. "Paul's 2005 US tour broke records, garnered tremendous critical acclaim and thrilled live audiences across the country. And now, television audiences will be able to become a part of the experience."
Harnessing the power of more than 25 hi-definition cameras and the thunder of 5.1 digital surround sound, PAUL McCARTNEY: THE SPACE WITHIN US captures the epic experience of McCartney's record-breaking tour. Better than a front row seat, this feature-length concert film takes viewers to the stage and beyond, capturing the exuberance of Paul's live performance along with personal reflections from the astronauts aboard the international space station who were awoken to "English Tea" with Paul via a live feed from Anaheim, California. Join Paul and his band for live performances of the classics, old and new.
A&E Home Video is partnering with Paul McCartney to distribute PAUL McCARTNEY: THE SPACE WITHIN US.
Delia Fine is the A&E executive producer and Ryan Harrington is the A&E Managing Producer for PAUL McCARTNEY: THE SPACE WITHIN US. The series was directed and produced by Mark Haefeli, and produced by MPL Communications Ltd in association with A&E Network.
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